Users' Guides to the Medical Literature
Guyatt G, Rennie D, Meade MO, Cook DJ
Part D Diagnosis
Chapter 17.2. Examples of Likelihood Ratios
Luz Maria Letelier, Gabriel Rada, Daniel Capurro, Solange Rivera, Victor Montori
abdominal aortic aneurysm, airway obstruction, alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence, appendicitis, acute, ascites, carotid stenosis, cerebrovascular accident, cholecystitis, acute, community acquired pneumonia, criterion standard comparisons (diagnostic tests), deep vein thrombosis, hypovolemia, influenza, likelihood ratio, melanoma, osteoporosis, peripheral vascular diseases, pulmonary embolism, renovascular hypertension
"In the following study, investigators enrolled asymptomatic people
with risk factorsfor abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).
Their criterion standard was abdominal ultrasonography.
We found the results
in 1 systematic review (Table 17.2-1)...."
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